Holiday Events

Holiday Ice Rink | November 4, 2015 – January 3, 2016

Delighting families, couples and ice skating enthusiasts for over twenty-five years, the Holiday Ice Rink at Embarcadero Center presented by Hawaiian Airlines opens each winter for nine magical, fun-filled weeks. Get ready to skate under the sun and stars along the beautiful waterfront at the largest outdoor rink in San Francisco. This year’s skating kicks off on November 4, 2015 and continues through January 3, 2016. Stay tuned for ticket information.

Building Lighting Ceremony & Carnival | November 20, 2015 | 4:00pm – 7:00pm

Embarcadero Center is brightening the holidays this year with the 29th Annual Building Lighting Ceremony & Carnival! A perfect event to share with the family, the Building Lighting Ceremony & Carnival will kick off at 4:00pm with a host of fun activities for the kids; including carnival games, face painting, a visit from Santa & Mrs. Claus, cookie decorating, interactive arts and crafts booths, balloon twisters, musical performances, a very special appearance by Mickey Mouse, and more!

At 6:00pm, gather around the Holiday Ice Rink at Embarcadero Center Presented by Hawaiian Airlines for live ice skating and musical performances, followed by a sneak peek performance from Disney On Ice presents Frozen Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt. Then tilt your head to the sky for a dazzling pyrotechnic (fireworks) spectacular, designed to complement the highlight of the evening — the initial lighting of Embarcadero Center’s office towers, with a dramatic illumination of San Francisco’s skyline, featuring 17,000 lights throughout the holiday season.

So bring your kids, your cameras, and your holiday spirit, because the Building Lighting Ceremony & Carnival is the must attend event of the holiday season!

Free Holiday Parking | November 20, 2015 – December 24, 2015

More details to come…